VOL. 13 September ISSUE YEAR 2012


MFN had a chance to talk to Thorsten Evert, Sales Director and Developer of the media additive ULTIMATE and authorized representative of PantaTec GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

SF EXPO 2013 (The 10th Guangzhou (China) International Surface Finishing, Electroplating and Coating Exhibition) is a biennial global surface finishing event which is jointly organized by China Electroplating Association, China Surface Engineering Association Painting of Branch, Powder Coating Institute, Guangdong Electroplating Association, and Guangdong Coating Industry Association. SF EXPO 2013 will be held in the Poly World Trade Center, Guangzhou, China on May 21-23, 2013 and MFN will become the official cooperation partner. By hard work and accumulation, SF EXPO is always committed to improving the surface finishing industry in all aspects, creating the biggest value for clients and providing all surface finishers with a perfect platform for business cooperation, technology exchange, and information sharing. The event is the first Surface Finishing Exhibition to become the UFI-Approved Event in the industry. In order to obtain information more deeply about SF EXPO 2013, MFN had an interview with the exhibition’s host Mr. Zhang Zhi, who is the chairman from Wise Exhibition (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd.

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Standards Forum

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Off the Beaten Track

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